338 titles listed

    Super Formulas

      Elaine C. White

    Hours of creative fun .. The perfect gift for beekeepers, herb enthusiasts, and do-it-yourselfers!​​ • How to make more than 300 useful products that contain honey and beeswax.​ • Step-by-step directions for making and using each product.​ • Mail order sources listed for all ingredients.​ • Includes pattern for "Honey Bear" and "Worker Bee" stuffed dolls.

    Honey in the Kitchen

      Joyce White

    A recipe book full of honey delights. Joyce White lived in Suffolk and well-known both as a cookery demonstrator and a lecturer in beekeeping. The first edition of Honey in the Kitchen was printed in Scotland in 1978 and the British Bee Journal said it was "An economical bouquet of country goodness - recipes are inexpensive and not likely to…

    On the Keeping of Bees

      John Whitaker

    This book gives a complete guide for the beginner and is sufficiently detailed to help prepare a new beekeeper to the level required by the BBKA basic assessment. The author is the present Hon treasurer of the Yorkshire BeeKeepers Association and is heavily involved in the education of beekeepers.

    A Bee in my Bonnet: Obsessions of a Beekeeper

      Louise Westwood

    After a distinguished academic career, Dr Westwood retired as lecturer at the University of Sussex and became a beekeeper. This insightful and amusing account of bee-fever will strike a cord with all beekeepers. It is full of colour photographs not only about beekeeping but also of honey bees and other pollinators on flowers with a discussion regarding the choices bees…

    Beekeeping with Children and School Groups

      Undine Westphal

    This book is a wonderful guide and aid for experienced beekeepers who can and want to offer children more than simply letting them watch bees behind a mesh enclosure .. (and) this is an invaluable book for anyone who wants to, or is currently, teaching children the craft of beekeeping and I would thoroughly recommend it being added to your…

    A Manual of Beekeeping

      E. B. Wedmore

    For over 70 years Wedmore's Manual has been the reference book of choice for answers to all practical beekeeping questions. This updated reprint, with contributions from an eminent panel of contributors is one that all serious beekeeper should have on their bookshelf.

    Observation Hives

      Thomas Webster

      Dewey Caron

    Observation hives have fascinated people since they were first invented. This book explains for the first time, in detail, how to set up, maintain and use an observation hive in nearly any location. It also goes into great detail on how to use an observation hive as a teaching tool in nature centres, school rooms, museums and other educational sites.

    The Haynes Bee Manual

      Adrian Waring

      Claire Waring

    The Bee Manual provides a complete and easy​ to-follow reference to the intriguing world of the honey bee and the addictive craft of beekeeping. Aimed at the novice but also containing plenty to interest the experienced beekeeper, the Bee Manual presents no-nonsense advice, facts and step-by-step sequences, as well as plenty of relevant photographs and diagrams. Find out how to…

    Get Started in Beekeeping

      Adrian Waring

      Claire Waring

    Get Started in Beekeeping is the ultimate guide to setting up and maintaining your colonies, with practical advice on all aspects of beekeeping. With tips and information on bee biology, collecting honey and running hives in every location and season, this is essential reading for any beginner beekeeper.

    Catalogue of Bee Books

      J. O. Herbert Walker

    This a Catalogue of a collection of books offered for sale in September 1929. Walkers catalogue is so important in that most items are individually priced and although they are 1929 prices - their relationships, one to another have remained fairly constant to this day. As such this is until now a unique source of values. Later this year (2009)…

    Honeybee Veterinary Medicine

      Nicolas Vidal-Naquet

    This book provides an overview of bee biology, diseases, parasites, (with a large part dedicated to the mite Varroa destructor) pests and veterinary treatment and actions relating to be health. Current topics such as climate change, crop pollination antibiotic resistance and Colony Collapse Disorder are also covered. While aimed at veterinary practitioners, this volume will be beneficial to beekeepers, and…

    Manuka, The Biography of an Extraordinary Honey

      Cliff Van Eaton

    Not so long ago, in a small island nation in the South Pacific, beekeepers produced a most peculiar honey. It was much darker than clover honey everyone put on their toast in the morning, and it tasted very different. In fact the honey was a problem: it was hard to get out of the combs, and even harder for beekeepers…

    The Bad Beekeepers Club

      Bill Turnbull

    So begins Bill Turnbull's charming account of how he stumbled into the mysterious world of beekeeping (sometimes literally). Despite many setbacks - including being stung in the head (twice) on his first day of training - beekeeping somehow taught Bill a great deal about himself and the world around him. At the same time, his story highlights the very real…

    Two Million Blossoms. Discovering the Medical Benefits of Honey

      Joe Traynor

    This volume, the sub title of which is Discovering the Medicinal Benefits of Honey deals with honey and its health giving benefits from ancient civilisations until the advent of antibiotics together with the uses of honey in wound care. The book is intended as a guide to its benefits, based on historical research and the published results of laboratory experiments,…

    Honey from the Earth

      Eric Tourneret

      Sylla De Saint Pierre

    The internationally acclaimed honeybee photographer Eric Tourneret spent fifteen years traveling the world to capture the awe-​instilling diversity of bees and beekeeping traditions on six continents. His fascination with the bees and the richness of human culture led to the creation of the most stunning collection of bee photography ever produced, complemented by the writing of his spouse Sylla de…

    Planting for Honeybees

      Sarah Wyndham Lewis

    Our gardens would be unrecognisable without the gentle buzz of the humble honeybee. Yet in recent years bee populations have suffered from the loss of green spaces and need our help. Planting for Honeybees is a charmingly illustrated, practical guide on how to help attract these delightful pollinators - whether you only have a city window ledge or a whole…

    Chapman, Pollen Microscopy

      Norman John Chapman

    Pollen is fascinating material for anyone interested in looking down a microscope, or discovering where their bees have been foraging. The variety of sizes and shapes gives clues as to the ingenious ways plants utilise the weather and insect behaviour to deliver pollen to its intended destination. This second edition of the book shares techniques on successful microscopy accompanied by…

    Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping

      Dewey Caron

    Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping explains bee biology, what bees do, and provides the tools which make it possible for an individual to successfully manage bee colonies. I have concentrated on the "why" aspects of bee biology – the biological basis of specific beekeeping activities – so that the reader understands "when" and "how" certain things must be done. My…

    Aspects of Sociality in Insects

      Norman L. Carreck

      Tony W. Johnson

    This book is the third in a series of collected lectures presented by leading scientists to the Central Association of Bee-Keepers. The papers cover many aspects of social behaviour in the Hymenoptera and Isoptera, including: evolution; communication; organisation; feeding; reproduction; their interactions with man; and their conservation. The book will prove to be valuable to students, beekeepers, and all those…